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Even though biometric readers have not been rolled out on ATM's, cybercriminals have already developed tools to steal a person's fingerprint and other biological data.
Wells Fargo Bank was fined $185 million for a five-year long scam that saw bank employees illegally creating fake accounts and email addresses and apply for credit and debit cards to meet sales goals and earn commissions.
The Hutton Hotel payment processing system was vulnerable between September 2012 and 2015 exposing guests payment card information.
The Kimpton Hotel chain officially notified its customers that its point-of-sale system severs had been infected with malware earlier this year, possibly exposing payment card information and cardholder names.
Three people have been charged in Switzerland for a global computer fraud scam.
The meteoric rise of Locky ransomware has not completely supplanted the distribution of the notorious Dridex malware.
A settlement is brewing between The Home Depot and 50 million customers whose personally identifiable information was compromised in a hack in 2014.
In the latest data breach impacting the hospitality industry, cybercriminals installed malware in the point-of-sale systems of HEI Hotels & Resorts and checked out with customer data that likely includes payment card information.
Roman Valerevich Seleznev, a Russian charged with hacking into servers and global carding forum sites resulting in $170 million in phony credit card purchases, will face a federal jury this week.
A group of four banks in Australia want customers to be able to use the banks' own mobile apps when conducting financial transactions with Apple Pay.
The online retailer has agreed to pay the penalty and to upgrade its data security practices.
There would be a lot more happy-go-lucky gamblers in Vegas if ATMs would spit out hundreds of dollars the way Rapid7 made one do in a demo at Black Hat that showed new EMV chip technology is not hack-proof.
POS-terminals have increasingly become a target for cyber-attackers in Russia, posing a threat to ordinary buyers and shoppers, according to analysts of FinCERT
A third-party provider is being blamed for a possible breach into customer transactions at GunMag Warehouse.
Symantec has spotted a new banking malware that stops a victim from cancelling a compromised payment card by blocking calls from the infected device to the bank's customer service department.
Wendy's yesterday identified over 1,000 U.S. franchised locations that were affected by two variants of point-of-sale malware discovered earlier this year.
The FTC is probing Avid, which faces a number of class action lawsuits on behalf of customers, for manipulating the Ashley Madison site by posting phony female profiles, or fembots, capable of conversing with male customers.
Russia is planning to find ways to fight cyber-criminals specialising in the theft of bank-card personal data.
Even more fast-food patrons may have a beef with The Wendy's Company, after the restaurant chain announced yesterday that the number of restaurants affected by a POS data breach may be "considerably higher" than first thought.
A new study examines consumer attitudes toward corporate hacking and companies should take heed.
Over a third of people have heard friends, colleagues and even strangers sharing their full credit and debit card details in public while on the phone.
Researchers at Anomali detected a new FrameworkPOS campaign that it says is gaining momentum.
Newer chip-based cards are more difficult for thieves to counterfeit and can combat the vulnerabilities presented by card-skimming strategies.
As many as 100 people are believed to have taken part in a heist of nearly $13 million (USD) from 1,400 cash machines in Japan.
Kaspersky Lab researchers discovered a new and improved version of the ATM malware dubbed "Skimmer" that turns ATMs into payment card skimmers.
The PCI Data Security Standard version 3.2 released Thursday not only includes new requirements to safeguard payment data, including multifactor authentication.
A new report from FireEye Threat Intelligence said that one case investigated by Mandiant indicated that a victim computer "was originally compromised with GRABNEW malware by a separate threat actor."
A variant of the POS malware family known as NewPosThings, called Multigrain, has introduced a twist into its repertoire—exfiltrating stolen payment card data from POS systems via the Domain Name System (DNS).
A variant of the notorious Citadel malware, dubbed Atmos, is targeting financial institutions in France, six months after Citadel's author was imprisoned.
Worldpay's electronic payment gateway setup pages offer poor security seals on credit card details, according to a security researcher.
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- Hackers crack Tesla CAN Bus, DoT issues policy for securing connected car
- Microsoft Office 365 hit with massive Cerber ransomware attack, report
- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas hit with POS breach
- X-ray and MRI machines among devices used as springboards for data breach attacks
- Hacker purportedly selling over 650,000 stolen medical records on dark web marketplace
- Wi-Fi warning! Study finds U.S. unaware of public Wi-fi risks
- OpenSSL patches 14 vulns, including high-severity flaw that can be exploited for DoS attacks
- IoT assault, connected devices increasingly used for DDoS attacks
- Cybercriminals already able to hack ATM biometric readers
- Cities planning transparency laws for police surveillance tech
- Malicious apps leveraging top UK brands has increased by 130%